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''Buddleja davidii'' , also called summer lilac, butterfly-bush, or orange eye, is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae, native to Sichuan and Hubei provinces in central China, and also Japan. It is widely used as an ornamental plant, and many named varieties are in cultivation. ''B. davidii'' is named for the Basque missionary and explorer in China, Father Armand David, who first noticed the shrub. It was found near Ichang by Dr Augustine Henry about 1887 and sent to St Petersburg... more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by nomad2326
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Uploaded Jul 18, 2016. Captured Jun 18, 2016 14:10 in Conservation Levee Greenway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33321, USA.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/14.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm